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Free to explore?

On creativity as freedom vs. discipline.

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Freedom to explore new ideas and the choice of what to work on can be very important to me.

I said as much in another recent article, “Why I Write”:




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JF Danskin

JF Danskin

Author of the fantasy LitRPG ‘Sparta Online’ series. I blog about the craft of creative writing, and share stories too. Links:

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